Luling is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,599 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Luling is the 344th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Luling is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Luling is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Luling who work in business and financial occupations (9.53%), healthcare (8.46%), and management occupations (7.92%).
Also of interest is that Luling has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Luling does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Luling, just 11.14% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Luling in 2018 was $23,136, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,544 for a family of four. However, Luling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Luling also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.45% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Luling is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Luling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Luling, accounting for 49.97% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Luling residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Luling include German, English, Irish, Czech, and French.
The most common language spoken in Luling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.